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Kirk McEwen Says: $125 for Autographs? No Ray!

Just recently the Tampa Bay Rays announced a new system they’d be implementing at this year’s Fan Fest. A lucky 60 fans will be given the opportunity to get autographs from the top three Rays […]

98.7 The Fan–02/05/2014

File photo of a player signing a baseball for a fan before a game.  (credit:  Paul Spinelli/Getty Images)

Largest Signed Baseball Collection On Display

When New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle signed a baseball for 9-year-old Dennis Schrader at a 1956 spring training game in Florida, it began a lifelong obsession. Today, Schrader has more than 4,600 signed baseballs, certified by Guinness as the largest such collection in the world.

10/22/2013

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To Help Pay For Treatment For Daughter’s Rare Illness, Fla. Man Selling ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Autograph Collection

Three decades ago, Ken Kallin began amassing the 120,000 pieces in a memorabilia collection that includes photographs signed by Muhammad Ali and Neil Armstrong along with rare books and trading cards. By the end of Saturday, he’s hoping to have gotten rid of nearly all of it — at an auction to benefit his ailing daughter.

CBS Tampa–10/24/2012